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Around the world of MMA: August 25th

Reviews Professional Fighters League 6 The PFL hosted an event at the Ocean Resort Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey on Thursday, August 16 on NBCSN: Welterweight Ray Cooper III def. Pavlo Kusch TKO (punches) 1 0:18 Welterweight Magomed Magomedkerimov def. Bojan Veličković Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Women’s Lightweight Kayla Harrison def. Jozette Cotton TKO (punches) 3 1:24 Welterweight Abubakar Nurmagomedov def. Jonatan Westin Decision (unanimous) (30-27,

Around the world of MMA: August 16-17

Reviews Rizin 12 – Nagoya Rizin FF hosted an event at the Aichi Prefectural Gymnasium in Nagoya, Japan on Sunday, August 12th on FITE TV: Lightweight 70 kg Brazil Luiz Gustavo def. Japan Yusuke Yachi KO (Punch) 2 7:32 Bantamweight 61 kg Japan Yuki Motoya def. Japan Kazuma Sone Submission (Rear-Naked Choke) 2 9:31 Welterweight 77 kg Japan Kiichi Kunimoto def. Japan Ryuichiro Sumimura Submission (Arm-Triangle Choke) 1 4:59 Featherweight

Around the world of MMA: July 5-10

Reviews Bellator 201: Macfarlane vs. Lara BMMA hosted an event at the Pechanga Resort and Casino in Temecula, CA on June 29th on Paramount Network: Women’s Flyweight Ilima-Lei Macfarlane (c) def. Alejandra Lara Submission (armbar) 3 3:55 Lightweight Saad Awad def. Ryan Couture TKO (punches) 1 4:29 Women’s Flyweight Valérie Létourneau def. Kristina Williams Decision (unanimous) (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) 3 5:00 Featherweight Juan Archuleta def. Robbie Peralta KO (punches) 3

Around the world of MMA: December 29-31

Christmas has come and gone and New Years is coming. Because of this there is a bit of MMA activity this week: Previews Rizin World Grand-Prix 2016: 2nd Round Rizin Fighting Federation hosts an event at the Saitama Super Arena on December 29 broadcast on MMA Fighting: Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Croatia Mirko Filipović vs. United States Muhammed Lawal Openweight Grand-Prix Quarter-Finals Estonia Baruto Kaito vs. Japan Tsuyoshi Kohsaka Openweight Grand-Prix

Top 10 MMA Welterweights: June 2016

Note Tyron Woodley is ineligible for the rankings. Also the rankings are an open ballots on the mmaforum.com: Top 10 MMA Welterweights (5/29/16) 1) Robbie Lawler (1)  Robbie Lawler will be defending his title against Tyron Woodley at UFC 201 on July 30th in Atlanta, Georgia. The question is whether Lawler will survive another war and Woodley is an opponent that cannot be taken lightly. 2) Stephen Thompson (4) Without a doubt, Stephen Thompson earned the